Two high ranking ISIS officials appeared before the military tribunal in Mogadishu. MAHAD MOHAMUD ABDI AKA Abu Yasin Alias Abtidoon and MOHAMED DAUD WARSAME AKA Dr. Raage
Abu Yasin is a dual citizen and holds a Russian passport. He is known to be close to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi the present ISIS leader and he is accused of giving Bay’ah (an Islamic practice of declaring on oath, one’s allegiance to a particular leader) to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi to set up ISIS splinter faction in Somalia the Federal Govt of Somalia is seeking the death penalty.
Mohamed Warsame is accused of being the doctor of the ISIS group. He is also accused of covertly moving the group’s finances. He was in contact with IS leaders in Syria. Their lawyers argue that the two men have renounced ISIS membership